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the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> intelligence officials investigating evidence that points for a premeditated attack on a high-profile u.s. target timed to strike on the anniversary of nerve. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. -- on the anniversary of 9-11. >> straight up 6:00 right now. taking a look at the waning crescent moon. a knew machine -- a new moon just around the corner for us. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. we've been talking about this
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moon. gorgeous. in a couple of days, it will be a new moon. >> that is i moon you won't see. >> we'll show you the new moon. you won't see it. >> but you'll know it is a new moon. >> you get the idea. >> all right. let's just talk weather. >> we are good early in the morning. >> we are awesome. >> 63 at reagan national. confused me and i was the one telling you about it a minute ago. 55 at bwi marshall. no need for an umbrella as we are looking at bright sunshine through outthe day. i don't think you'll see more than a cloud or two just like yesterday. there is your radar, nice and quiet. i get paid to make it go round and round. maybe a few showers tomorrow, late tomorrow. we'll have details on that coming up. but for today, sunshine, warm afternoon, 82 degrees and just another close to perfect day. >> i love it. >> we like that.
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>> everybody is in a good mood. everybody has lots of energy. >> it is that time of year. let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> all right. on the roads, the crew in sky fox hovering over 29 colesville road. we had an accident cleared over to the shoulder. we are focused in on this delay. this is our slow stretch of our morning drive out of college park headed through silver spring. now, the accident activity just west of 29 but before georgia avenue. although cleared to the shoulder, it was out there long enough to stack up traffic early this morning as you travel westbound 495 out of college park headed around towards georgia avenue. southbound 95, anticipate a slow exit to merge on to the outer loop of the beltway. taking it back inside, we'll update the ride here in virginia. 66 eastbound, no problems reported coming in from nutley treat to the beltway. light traffic volume right now. traffic now slowing again as you approach 28 in centerville.
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that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. breaking news in yemen where protesters stormed the u.s. embassy in the capital this morning. reuters reports hundreds of protesters were able to burst through the main gate of the compound where they pulled down the american flag and burned it. so far, the december astronautors have not gotten into the office complex at the embassy. -- the demonstrators have not gotten into the office complex at the embassy. there are all protests in the capitals of tunisia, sudan and mauritania. >> the tax over in libya was first blamed on the anti-muslim movie but now u.s. intelligence thinks it may have been a planned tax. melanie alwin has the latest live in the newsroom. -- alnwick has the latest live in the newsroom. >> reporter: security has been increased around the world at
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all u.s. embassies. last night, president obama spoke with those in libya and egypt urging them to keep the diplomats safe. in libya, u.s. intelligence officials do believe the attack in benghazi may have been preplanned. an al-qaeda video released monday called for revenge for the killing of al-qaeda's number two earlier this year. he was from libya and some believe the video may have been the trigger giving the go ahead for the attacks. ambassador chris stevens, who you just saw there and sean smith and three other americans were killed. three others wounded also when the consulate was fire bombed. president obama strongly condemned the attack. >> this was an attack by a small and savage group, not the people or government of libya. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we are work with the government
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of libya to secure our diplomats. of i have avenue also directed my administering to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. >> protests continue in cairo, egypt. protest are danced, ignite fires and clashed with police. marines are headed toen force security in tripoli. ate peaceful demonstration outside the white house last night. muslim americans, many of them of libyan heritage, gathered to show their support for u.s. policy in northern africa and speak out against the deadly violence. some of those at the event had met ambassador stevens and say they admired him greatly. some other top stories this morning. a disturbing discovery at a day
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care facility in northern virginia. police say 29-year-old anila qayyum hay posterior mitt to take care of five children at a hem in woodbridge. but child protective services found 21 children inside. some were in closets and bathrooms strapped in car seats. qayyum and her sister are each facing seven counts each of reckless childen dangerment. police are searching for the gunman who shot a man in the stomach on the campus of morgan state university yesterday. shooting happened just before 5:00 p.m. last night. the victim was shot inside a bathroom in the student cent are. police say neither the victim or suspect were students at the school. also making headline this morning, the campaign trail leads to virginia once again today with plans for several high-profile stops. >> a ledgened remembered. how the nation will remember the life of the late neil armstrong later on today. fox 5 morning news is back. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers...
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race for the white house. the gop presidential nominee mitt romney and running mate paul ryan are back in our area. this morning, romney holds a campaign rally in fairfax. that happens around 11:30. congressman ryan is in d.c. to vote on a spending bill. he is expected to hit the trail again tomorrow with event in the district and virginia. >> on the democrat you be side, the president and first lady are campaigning in key battleground state. today, president obama will be in colorado while mrs. obama has stops in virginia. the first lady will visit richmond and fredericksburg today. she is expected to speak to supporters about what is at stake for virginians in this election. the washington national cathedral is holding a memorial service today in honor of astronaut neil armstrong. the first man on the moon passed away last month at the age of 82. the cathedral is home also to a lunar rock which was presented to church officials by the apollo 11 astronauts back in 19746789 a limited number of
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seats are open to the public. those interested in attending were asked to contact nasa. we have more information about that on coming up income, a rabid animal found at a popular park in fairfax county. >> just can't get enough of this beautiful weather. here is good news for you. there is more on the way. also a new moon on the way in a couple of days. we'll check in with tucker for a full forecast when fox 5 morning news continues. >> beautiful skies at 6:11 this morning.
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prince george's county police are ask for your help in the search for this man. is missing. 68-year-old george fairnot was last season on september 7th driving in the area of h treat northeast towards benning road. he drives a 2004 tan chevy pleaser inform you have any
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information on his whereabouts, prince george's county police want to hear from you. drivers will have one final chance to voice their canadiens about the proposed dulles toll road rate hikes. it will be the third opportunity in a series of scheduled public hearings. the plan would double toll prices by 2015. that meeting is in spring hill elementary school some mclean at 5:00 tonight. >> they'll have to pay more. now, we were talking about. this that is a live look outside right now over washington, d.c. over this region. what kind moon is that right now? >> that is a waning crescent moon. >> it looks like a forecast. >> it is beautiful. >> in a couple of days, it will be a new moon which you said we won't see. >> you can't see the new moon. >> will we see the weird the outline? i don't if you are looking cavally at the right time of night. >> and if it is clear, you can see it. >> you will look autopsy and
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think that the moon has disappeared. >> that's right. >> interesting. never realized that. i learn so much from listening to you being tucker. >> thank you, wisdom. >> -- i learn so much from listening to you, tucker. >> that was a man moment there for a second. >> i feel like i'm in the middle here. >> temperature at reagan national, 63 degrees. i waited for years to hear that from other anchors, wisdom. 50 in frederick. nice and cool off to the north and west. once again, if you are going to be going for a jog this morning, taking the dog if i along walk, probably a light jacket here for the next couple of hours. until we get the sun up, thins will be a little cool. later today, upper 70s, low 80s. just like yesterday, the last couple of days have been close
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to perfect. a little warmer here inside the beltway. 62 in annapolis. the water temperature is a warmer as well. your temperature trend the next couple of days, average daytime high, i know you're asking. i'm going to deliver. 8 1-s the average daytime high for september 13th and there you go -- 8 1-s the average daytime high for september 13th and there you go. -- 81 is the average daytime high for september 13th and there you go. this cold front looks like it will get through here tomorrow night and we should chore out by early saturday. this is our next front that. cold front will finally get a chaps to move east during the overnight hours and tomorrow is our area of high pressure pushing off the coast. that will allow some more clouds tomorrow and possible of a few showers later tomorrow night, early saturday. then that front will clear and we should be in for a great looking weekend around here way lot of sunshine and
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temperatures in the 70s. 82 today. sunshine, warm afternoon. there are your wind out of the south an east at 5:00. clear and cool tonight. seasonably cool. these temperatures will be a little warmer than they've been last couple of mornings. here is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. low 80s the next couple of days behind the front. 70s with sunshine for the weekend. and wouldn't you know it, we are getting well into the 70s. temperature we'll be in the 70s early next week. that is a look at your weather. let's do some traffic and get the latest from julie wright who is doing her thing on the roadways. hopefully not on the roadways. but doing her thing about the roadways. >> that could explain the big delay on the beltway, right? all right. well, the crew in sky fox, they happening to hovering above southbound i-95 this morning. coming inbound headed for the capital beltway, it is slower than usual at this hour. we have heavy roll yum continuing on to the beltway outer loop headed around towards silver spring. this is southbound i-95.
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you you will find delays south of 212. let me take it back be side so we could update this ride for you. the crash occurred on the outer loop of the beltway we was 29 but before you reach george avenue. as a result, over a 49 minute commute trying to get out of college park. additional time needed because of that earlier crash. all of that activity cleared. so not only is the beltway stacked up but big delays southbound on i-95 headed from beltsville down towards the capital beltway. on 66, lanes are open. this happens to be southbound 270 where lanes are open as well. traffic coming southbound out of hite atstown very much below speed headed out towards the truck scales. below speed from business 234 to the car rest area in manassas. traffic slows in centreville and from fair oaks headed eastbound towards 123. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >> thank you. a scary moment now for a group of children in fairfax county after being chased by a beaver that turned out to be
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rabid. animal control officers say the group was at a fishing competition at hidden pond nature center when the beaver leaped out of the water. officers eventually shot and kill the rodent because of its aggressive behavior. luckily, no one was bitten or hurt because the animal did test positive for rabies. this is the second rabid animal found in fairfax county in just two weeks. >> tough tombs out there. wonder what is going on with the animals. >> they're rabid. -- tough times out there. >> we'll go live to fox business network in new york. we've got new numbers to tell you about. what that reveals about the growing ranks of the poor in america. >> this is vid rereleased by marines at fort myer. they are testing big dog. -- this is video released by marines at fort myer. it will follow its leader.
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it can travel to preset destinations guided by gps. >> that is scary. >> between that and rabid animals on the loose, we're back in a moment.
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ahead in this morning's business beat, apple has unveiled the new five open 5. it will hit stores september 21st. people who got the chance to test it say it is lighter and easier to hold. the larger screen and inproved sound system using ear pods instead of ear bods are also drawing rave reviews. ahead in this hour, we'll check in with lauren demarco in the smart phone zone to check out of in the other features. startling new numbers about just how many americans qualify as poor. first, let's get a check on the markets. lauren simonetti is live with the business beat. good morning to you.
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>> hey, wisdom. good morning. >> the dow and the nasdaq added 10 points yesterday. what is the story? >> apple unveiled that new product so apple stock was up. it's huge part of the nasdaq as well as the s&p 500 so all three major averages were up yesterday but not by much. we had a lot of enthusiasm going into the open on the german high court decision to kind of help europe's debt crisis out a little bit. then that enthusiasm faded into the close but it is fed day today which we will be talking about tomorrow when we get the decision on monetary policy later this afternoon. >> all right. and also some pretty disturbing news. new stats from the census bureau about the numbers about poor people in america. yep. we're still at record numbers. 15% of the u.s. population lives below the poverty line which, for a family of four is considered $23,000 as the annual income. something else that we are noticing is the gap between the rich and poor is widening f you
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look at the top 1% of wage earners out there, their income grew last year by about 6%. the bottom 40% saw no change at all. >> very disturbing and very sad at the same time. >> lauren similar similar net -- simonetti, thank you very much. security ramped up this morning following the death of a u.s. ambassador and three others. u.s. warships are heading to coast at this hour. intelligence officials are looking for investigate with what points towards a premeditated attack on the anniversary of 9-11. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment. 
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all right. welcome back to fox 5 morning news.
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>> nice start to the day. a little cool out there temperatures in the low 50s. yesterday, we were in the 40s. today is a degree or two warmer. this afternoon will be a degree or two warmer as well. >> i'll take the little warm-up because it is still very pleasant. >> without a lot of humidity, 80 feels great. >> it is very consistent. we love this. >> let's soak it in. it only lasts so long. >> you're right. 63 right now in washington. 51 out at dulles. 55 this morning at bwi marshall. once again, we are cool to start your day. you might want to bring along a jacket here but later this afternoon with a lot of sunshine, we'll bump right back into the upper 70s and low 80s. a nice looking afternoon in the forecast. there is a quick look for your thursday. again, dry conditions expected in the low 80s here by 5:00 p.m. a few changes tomorrow. could be a shower late tomorrow and we talk about the weekend in just a minute. and let me ad ask tony and tucker is a good one today.
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we got a really cool picture fry viewer -- picture from a viewer and we'll figure out what that is. >> solving a mystery? >> yes. >> not the iphone 5? >> i don't know who is worse, you or tony p.? it is an iphone. it is called a smart phone. >> i have the iphone -- >> i think he has the original. >> i don't know. it is a portable phone. all right. the crew in sky fox joining us right now. i know chopper brad is anxious to get his paws on an iphone 5. that's for sure. we're finding delays continuing westbound through silver spring. accident before georgia has cleared to the shoulder. it has been cleared for quite some time. about a 45-minute ride leaving college park headed in silver
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spring. southbound 95 also backed up from 212 out of beltsville. no incidents to report leaving rockville head out towards the split. 66 still tied up with delays in manassas and 50 to 123. downtown, volume increasing at each of our anacostia crossings. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. angry protests are tried to storm the u.s. embassy. they set fires outside and managed to get into the courtyard. riot police fired tear gas and pushed them back. we are all getting reports of protestors in mauritania, tunisia and sudan this morning. there are questions this
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morning over the exact cause of the protest. they were originally reported to be sparked by an anti-muslim movie put on youtube. >> u.s. intelligence is now investigating al-qaeda's role in the attack that killed the american ambassador to libya. melanie alnwick has the latest live now. >> we are learning that an al- qaeda video released monday called for revenge for the killing of al-qaeda's number two earlier this year. now, he was from yemen and -- i'm sorry, he was from libya. some believe that may have been the go ahead for the attacks. the u.s. consulate now abandoned was a villa in benghazi. killed in the attack was u.s. ambassador chris stevens. he apparently died from smoke inhalation. sean smith also died. a team of specially trained marines arrived in tripoli overnight. it is believed it was a targeted terrorist attack, not part of a spontaneous protest like those in egypt. rioters there have ignited
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fires and clashed with police. president obama has condemned the attacks and secretary of state hillary clinton said the libyan government was not involved. libya's ambassador spoke out strongly as well. >> this incident is tragic. it is a tragedy. we condemn t we will do everything possible to protect the american people. the international community has been working in our country. >> reporter: ambassador chris stevens lived in chevy chase what he was not on assignment overseas. two other americans killed have not yet been identified by the state department. president obama has spoken with the president of the egypt and libya. libya. >> thank you so much. the film mocking islamic prophet mohammed will not be removed by youtube. so far the going the-owned company has only blocked access to those in egypt and libya
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saying the video is within their guidelines for posting to the cited and it will remain up elsewhere in the world. so far, the google owned company has only blocked access to those in egypt and libya. could you be angovernment officials say they are ready to north a st. louis for a man imprisoned in the country. -- a solution for a man imprisoned in the country. gross was working in cuba as an american contractor when he was arrested in twoip. cuban officials say he was part of a plan to undermind government by supplying people with internet access. gross currently serving a 15- year sentence. a day care facility in northern virginia is shut down following a very disturbing discovery. police say 29-year-old anila qayyum had a business permit to take care of up to five children at a home on abilene way in woodbridge.
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when child protective services arrived, they found 21 children and only her 23-year-old sister was there helping. some of the children were found in closets and bathrooms and strapped in car seats. the sisters are now facing seven counts each of reckless child endangerment. endangermen all right. it is time now for the morning line and the big college sports news. notre dame is switching from the big east to the acc. this includes all of its sports teams except football, of course where the fighting irish will keep their independent status. notre dame will play five football games against acc schools per year. the move means the basketball team will face traditional powerhouses like duke and north carolina. this is also rekindling rivalries with former big east members. the move is not expected to happen until 2014. we've been talking about. this this is really popular. robert griffin iii is talking
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about a new internet craze dubbed griffinning. here is a little backgrounden he got knocked on his back side a split second after throwing his first touch downpass in the nfl sunday. he struck that now famous pose from the ground with his arms and fingers pointed to the skies. now, everybody is doing it. >> who would have thought getting knocked on your butt and throw a touch downwould start a phenomenon like that. it is what it is and griffinning, whatever they want to call it, i'm not opposed to it. it is pretty funny. i haven't seen anyone do it. some of my teammates have made fun of me for it like i started it on purpose but it is what it is. people are going to have fun with what they want to have fun with. >> i like that. i didn't know that is what they called it but i'm not surprised. he's the man. >> he is definitely the man.
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he landed on the cover of this week's east coast edition of sports illustrated. he is the seventh quarterback in redskins history to grace the cover and the first since jason campbell in 2009. now, griffin was also named nfc offensive player of the week which is a first for a rookie quarterback after a season opener. let's see if can he keep that going and the skins can keep this momentum going. they head to st. louis this week for face the rams. they had problems with the rams in the fast. i'll step out on a limb and say they're going to win this game. can you catch all the action her on fox 5. >> we'll keep that and run that again and see if you're wrong. coming up next in this morning's smart phone zone, it is all about the iphone 5. bigger screen and better sound. those are not the only features anybody lucky enough to take a test drive is talking about. we'll have more in a moment. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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exciting news this morning. we finally know what the iphone 5 looks like and when it is expected to hit shelves. >> the company unveiled the device during a press conference in san francisco yesterday. let's head over to the smart phone zone to get the latest now from fox 5's lauren demarco. >> good morning. >> reporter: the tech world is buzzing after apple's big announcement. we finally have the details and joining me now via skype to break it all down is lex friedman, staff writer with mac world. good morning to you. >> good morning. thank you. >> thank you for joining us so early. i've got to ask you first off, on a scale of one to 10 how excited are you about the five own 5? >> you know, i think i'd put myself firmly at an eight. i think it looks good and matches expectations. the challenge that apple faces is whatever the rumors are getting to south phone will be,
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by the time the phone is released turn out to be accurate. i think this time around the he features that it is sporting are really impressive features. >> it is slimmer, it weighs a bit less. also, of course, as you said, the bigger screen and same prices so that is kind of some good news. also, the iphone 4s started at the same price that the if ona own 5 will start at. it will work with 4glte network and also ios6 is going to be the operating system but those of us who have the previous versions of the iphone and some of the ipads can also upgrade to ios6, is that right? >> that's right. ios6 will come out on september 19th, i believe. it will be free for anybody who has an iphone 3gs or newer or the ipad 2 or new you are. >> and that camera option which is the panoramic option they showed a picture of that kind
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of looking over the bridge in san francisco and it just looked beautiful. i guess can you take several pictures and it kind of mesh them together? >> that's right. there have been apps that did that for the iphone before. and now in the iphone 5 and i believe the iphone 4s will support that feature too. you can hold your phone and it coaches with you with siri on how fast you can move the camera across. >> still the eight megapixel. also, there was the new hardware, the accessory, lightning connector cable, got a little bit of negative feedback about that but they are trying to switch to that smaller cable and then the new ear pods. >> that's right. apple said they looked at hundreds and hundreds of ears to try to figure out a way to make headphones that fit better than the ones they've been using since 2003. i don't know if of a ever used the ear phones that appeared
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used with iphones. they never stayed in my ears. i'm helpful these will. >> theling feud between google an apple. there i will be no more of the google maps. most of this we did already know. how do you think that the iphone 5 measures up compared to the other phones out there right now? would you switch over if you were using an android-based system? >> it is a tricky question. my perspective is apple isn't trying to compete with android. they are trying to make the best iphone they k i think if you are fully ingrained in the android system, this is no reason to switch. if you are thinking the stuff i see here looks a lot more fun than what i've been struggling with, it is probably time to go to the apple store. >> thank you so much for
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joining us early this morning. the iphone 5 preorders start on friday and it officially goes on sale on september 21st. back over to you guys. >> exciting times. >> i wonted wonder who is more excited rg iii, the conversation about rg iii or the iphone 5. >> iphone. >> that is tough. -- a wonder who is more excite, rg iii, the conversation about rg iii or the iphone 5. >> another gorgeous day. lots of sunshine expected. at reagan national, we are currently -- get ready for the music. >> just when you cue it, it is not this. >> 63 degrees right now at reagan national. now, we do it. our newscast get better and better. 62 in annapolis. 54 in left hand arrestedtown.
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48-degree in frederick. -- 54 in leonardtown. lots of sunshine, high pressure keeping things nice and quiet. there is your satellite-radar. we are looking great. sunshine expected today. tomorrow, there will be a few more clouds and the potential identify shower or two late in the day. i know there is a produce springsteen concert tomorrow night. this kind ashower late tomorrow afternoon or tomorrow night. i don't think it will amount to a whole lot. high pressure keeps us dry today. the front approaches later tonight and during the day tomorrow with a few more clouds and the possibility of a shower or two late tomorrow and early saturday morning. the good news is the front will be east of us as we get into the weekend. looks like we'll have a lot of sunshine. beautiful day and this is your accu-weather seven-day forecast. 82 tomorrow with a pm shower or possibility. wound a little cooler but sunshine now, we thought we might have a shower on saturday. now, sunshine and highs in the 70s. >> love it. all right. guess who is here.
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>> tony perkins. >> yes, it is i. good morning. good morning, everybody. guess what that means it is time for. ask tony and tucker. this is the segment where tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions weather- related or otherwise. today's question is from jasmine in bowie, maryland. she sent us a picture to go with her question. take a look at this picture. >> eww! >> is that a banana with a -- >> that is real. >> it looks like a cucumber or something. jazz men writes my coworker found this animal or thing that we have never seen before. please help us figure out what it is. >> isn't that cool? >> i've never seen it before either. >> i've seen one or two. i have a better sense than most viewers as to what it might be.
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>> we want weren't sure so we are phoning a friend. joining us is dr. jim fredericks. he is an entomologist an the districtor of technical services with the national pest management association. dr.fredericks, are you there? >> good morning. i'm here. >> good morning. >> did you ethe picture? >> i did. and i know exactly what it is. this is one of the coolest caterpillars that you will find. >> a caterpillar. what kind is it? >> this is a spice bush swallow tail caterpillar. >> the spice bush swallow tail caterpillar. >> it is native to the eastern united states. it is actually related to a butterfly that many of you have probably seen, the tiger swallow tail butterfly which is the state insect of virginia.
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>> oh! >> okay. >> the thing about this particular caterpillar is they are hard to find. these are masters of mimicry. you can see this caterpillar at first. i heard someone mention that it kind of looks like a snake with these eye spots on its thorax. that is not actually its head. the head is at the very tip of that critter. this is are just to fool predators like birds into thinking that it is something it is not, into thinking it is a snake. >> how big is it. how big do they get? >> as long as your thumb. and often times, they will be green in color, a great green in color. as they mature, they will start to turn this kind of orange or tan color right before they get ready to pupate and make their transition into a butt are fly. >> are they any threat to
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people. -- into a butterfly. >> are they any threat to people? not unless your fingers are made of spice bush leaves. that is what they like to eat. when they are younger, they are more brown and white and they kind of resemble bird droppings. >> is that a way to protect itself as well. >> absolutely. a bird, which would be its primary predator is not interested in eating snakes. it is not interested in eating droppings. >> interesting. >> i read somewhere that the back end of the caterpillar will actually lift up where the eye is and try to look like a snake. >> it will pull its head in, tuck its head in, rear up a little bit and in this family of butterflies, this familiar live insects, there is an organ called an osmatarium. it is an organ that will prorude from right behind its head which would be in front of
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those eyes that looks maybe lot like the forked tongue of a snake. so this is really an amazing mummic. >> i've never seen one of those. i want to see one now. >> he have with a picture of the caterpillar once it becomes a butterfly. maybe we can show that so everybody -- people are probably more familiar with the butterfly. >> this is one of the most amazing things in nature to me that caterpillars turn into butterflies. when it is a butterfly, is it knowns a spice bush swallow tail butterfly. >> absolutely. the mimicry doesn't stop as a caterpillar. it resemble as a pipe vine swallow tail butterfly. the spice bush swallow tail butt are fly is perfectly good to eat. but a pipe vine swallow tail is a nasty tasting butt are fly. so any bird that will have taste ad pipe vine swallow tail butterfly first would never touch a spice bush swallow tail
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butterfly so really cool stuff here. >> that is really great. we love having you on. you have some great information and great stuff. dr.jim fredericks, thank you very much for joining us once again and i'm sure we will talk to you again. great information. >> it was great fun. i hook forward to talking to you guys again. >> dr. jim. and jasmine, thank you for the question and the picture. that helped a lot. >> if you have a question you want answered, go to and click on the weather tab. there you have it. >> very good. >> let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> okay. creepy crawly bugs. >> but amazing. >> all right. on the roads right now, we've got major tie-ups to report for those traveling in towards the district this morning. we had accident activity
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inbound suitland parkway at branch avenue tying up the drive. northbound 295 dim slow moving trying to get past the nrl down to 10 miles per hour. working your way over towards the inbound 11th street bridge. big story, accident cleared near georgia avenue. over an hour and a half, almost an hour and a half commute from kenilworth avenue all the way around to georgia avenue, southbound i-95 in maryland below speed leaving 95 from 198 headed out toward the capital beltway. bumper-to-bumper traffic southbound on i-95 in maryland. y that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. ffic. coming up next on fox 5 morning news, take a step back in time, just a short drive from d.c. >> this morning, holly is live in harper's ferry, west virginia showing how it is marking a big moment in civil war history. we'll be back after this. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient.
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as you can see on this thursday morning, we are going to be providing you with the most pictureesque spot of the morning. we made the road trip for two reasons. they are gearing up for a four day celebration that is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the civil war. music, speakers, special tours, children's activities, special exhibits. we're going to have live music, we're going to talk about the significance of this battle. what it meant for the war. and the other reason the appalachian trail runs through here. one of the longest continuing foot paths in the wormed. 2180 miles i think. runs through like 14th 14 states. we're going to talk about that as well. two reasons for you to come up here yourself. isn't this so amazing? i feel like i'm on a movie set. >> you look like you are.
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